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University of Oregon Solar Radiation Monitoring Laboratory
STATUS
In Operation
AVAILABILITY
see http://solardata.uoregon.edu/ Most data available on Website.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
see http://solardata.uoregon.edu/ Most data available from Website. 1 minute data for Eugene available upon request-contact fev@uoregon.edu
Surface In-Situ Networks
Measures solar radiation in Pacific Northwest states of the U.S.
CONTACT
Frank Vignola
University of Oregon
Dept of Physics 1274-University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-4745
fev@uoregon.edu
http://solardata.uoregon.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameUO SRML
Collective
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationU.S. Pacific Northwest ID, MT, OR, WA, WY, UT
Number of Stations27
Map of Stationshttp://solardata.uoregon.edu/MonitoringStations.html
Category
Parameters (Most)Total horizontal solar radiation, direct normal and/or diffuse irradiance, temperature
Paramters (Limited)Tilted irradiance, wind speed, wind direct, relative humidity, barometric pressure, rainfall (AgriMet stations) Has a Y.E.S. Multifilter Radiometer at the Eugene Station
Archivehttp://solardat.uoregon.edu/SelectArchival.html
Period of RecordVarious - oldest started 1975
Temporal Resolution1 min to 60 min
Data SeasonTypically once a night
Data AvailabilityDaily
Other PurposesSolar Resource Assessment for utilities
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
see http://solardat.uoregon.edu/PacNWSolarRadiationDataBook.html
REMARKS
Eugene is the reference station. There are several high quality stations and many subsidiary stations. UO SRML Network includes data from some AgriMet network stations.
UPDATED ON
4 Sep 2009 15:10